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Sri Lankan Elephant facts – 02-11-2013

1.Sri Lankan Elephants are a sub – species of Asian elephants.

2.They have smaller ears than African elephants.

3.When they are born they weigh 100KG.

4.Their scientific name is Elephas Maximus Maximus

5.They used to roam wild but are now in national parks because they are endangered.

6.They are restricted to the Lowland in the dry zone.

7.Only 7% of males grow tusks.

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